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Summer Camps Westbury NY

Summer camps are programs for children and teenagers during the summer holidays. Summer camps involve canoeing, hiking, campfires and more. See below for summer camps in Westbury and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Camp Kiarphree
(203) 637-7726
Greenwich Point
Old Greenwich, CT
 
Camp Pelican Summer OFC
(203) 869-4243
471 North Street
Greenwich, CT
 
Camp GAN Israel
(203) 869-5486
75 Mason Street
Greenwich, CT
 
Pine Valley Campgrounds
(607) 785-6868
600 Boswell Hill Rd
Endicott, NY
 
Whip-o-will Campsite
(518) 622-3277
Po Box 327
Round Top, NY
 
Young Peoples Day Camp of Suffolk
(631) 864-2777
1034 West Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NJ
 
The Rainbow Club
(203) 629-4655
30 Ennis Road
Greenwich, CT
 
Darien Lake Theme Park
(585) 599-4641
9993 Alleghany Rd
Darien Center, NY
 
Forest Haven Campground
(716) 267-5902
2329 Page Rd
Kennedy, NY
 
Belden Hill Campgrounds
(607) 693-1645
1843 Belden Hill Rt 7
Harpursville, NY
 

5 tips for keeping kids safe and healthy at summer camp

5 tips for keeping kids safe and healthy at summer camp

John Thompson

Kids should be reminded to follow pool rules to avoid swimming injuries at campSummer camp can be a rewarding and fun experience for kids of all ages. Whether they attend day camps or overnight camps, experts say fathers should take action to ensure their kids stay safe and healthy while attending.

"Parents should ask camp organizers basic questions about what plans they have in place to keep kids safe, handle medical emergencies, and deal with routine health needs," said Dr. Patricia Hametz, of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

Other parenting advice tips to keep young campers injury-free include:

1. Stay hydrated. Remind your child to drink often, even when they don't feel thirsty while spending time outdoors or in the heat. Pack a refillable water bottle to make staying hydrated easier.
2. Practice sun safety. Kids should be dressed in light-colored, lightweight clothing and should use a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more every day.
3. Be safe in and around water. Remind your kids to follow all camp rules in and around pools, lakes and other bodies of water. Children should never be around water without a certified life guard on duty.
4. Protect against bugs. Using an insect repellent with no more than 30 percent DEET and avoiding scented soaps, lotions and hairsprays will help your kids keep the bugs at bay.

Dads should also make sure that the camp has all of their kids' emergency contact ...

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